The perfect companion to The Superyachts and Refit, Megayachts: Concept – Design – Construction explores the"what-ifs" and the “what-ifs” and the “why nots?” in the minds of today’s international design and engineering professionals and look at where cutting-edge materials can take us tomorrow with innovative techniques from the world’s best shipyards.
We explore some of the most interesting yacht projects currently in build around the globe and take a look at the latest design proposals prepared by naval architects and designers.
Concept: New Projects – Hot Products – Water features on board – Mother ships and tenders – The Feadship Concept – The ABCs of designing for kids – Concept replacement of HMS Britannia
Design: Circulation Central: Stairways & Foyers – Design Dynasty: Zuccon International Project – Colour trends – Evolution of the raised pilothouse – Optimal layout: the crew view – Design away domes: The aesthetic challenge – Designer Q&A
Construction: Take a Bow: Form should follow function – Cutting a swath: The comfort quotient – Rock Steady: Master unwanted motion – Defeating Drag: The Heesen Vane Hull – Racing's trickle down theory